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2020 Mardi Gras brings celebration, tragedy

Student perspectives of Mardi Gras celebrations

Gabby Abrams, News Editor

February 26, 2020

The much-anticipated annual Mardi Gras festivities descended on New Orleans this past week in full force, with Tulane students becoming immersed in the culture and celebrations of the city’s centuries-long traditions. The Mardi Gras season begins over a month before Fat Tuesday with various ...

Affordable restaurants along the parade routes

Affordable restaurants along the parade routes

Jordan Moskowitz, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

It’s a Mardi party this week in Nola. But this celebration cannot continue on an empty stomach. In order to flaunt your fashionable wardrobe and remain fully energized, food is a must. No need to fear, though, because Arcade is here to make sure you’re in the know about some of New Orleans’ best affordable re...

Arcade’s February events preview

nola events

Jordan Moskowitz, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2020

Here in New Orleans, the fun never stops. With the annual celebration of Mardi Gras coming up, why not honor the whole month with fun-filled events? While there is an overload of activities on NOLA’s daily calendar, Arcade is here to highlight some of the most entertaining, memorable and amusing c...

Krewe Du Fool puts on third April Fool’s Day parade

Ashley Chen | Layout Editor

Hannah Eichelbaum, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019

Mardi Gras and St. Patrick’s Day are finally over, meaning parade season has officially come to its end … April fools’! April Fools’ Day is celebrated like any other occasion in New Orleans – with a parade. On Monday, April 1, Krewe Du Fool will be putting on its third annual April F...

Luck of the Irish: Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

Luck of the Irish: Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

March 14, 2019

Need a break from parades? Look elsewhere. Sunday, March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day, which means another weekend full of parades, beads and, this time, cabbage. If you’re caught unprepared, grab a green shirt and keep reading for your guide to the festivities this year.   Legend has it ...

Mardi Gras mapped out

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

February 28, 2019

  Mardi Gras is one of the best times of the year in New Orleans, but it can also be incredibly confusing. Whether it’s your first Mardi Gras in the city or you’re a seasoned senior, check out this map of the Uptown parade route to help you plan your day – from bathrooms to burgers. One of the bigg...

Let the good times roll wave: Marching Band hits the parade route

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Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

February 28, 2019

For most Tulane students, Mardi Gras is the ultimate break. This respite allows most students to spend days watching parades and catching beads, create lasting memories friends and de-stress after completing midterm exams. For those in the Tulane University Marching Band, however, Mardi Gras is quite a workout. The band, led by the Sh...

Don’t reign on her parade: Student serves as Queen of Endymion

The Queen's Krewe of Endymion parade costume

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

February 28, 2019

The Krewe of Endymion, one of the three “Super Krewes” and the largest parade of Mardi Gras, announced its 2019 Queen of Endymion to be Tulane University sophomore Alexandra Kenny. Next time you’re in class, look around for royalty. You might be in the presence of Her Majesty – Meghan Markle who? ...